Pleasant perception changing surprises don’t come by very often when you are handed the test keys to almost every new BMW that rolls off the showroom floor, but I think we’ve just experienced one of these moments after driving the BMW F45 2-series Active Tourer 225xe iPerformance (phew). Utilising a 134bhp 1.5 inline 3 petrol […]Read more "2ND Time’s the charm: Driving the BMW F45 225xe Active Tourer"
Has it been that long already? With the keys to a brand new G30 in my hand, i tried my best to recall the last time i drove the previous generation 5-Series on its debut and realised 7 quick years have already gone by. If anything, i think it speaks volumes of BMW’s designers for […]Read more "Executive Express: Driving the BMW G30 540i"
They say, good things come to those who wait. While it does seem like a very sensible principle to abide by, i’ve never really been a very keen follower of that philosophy, until recently. An email appeared on my inbox with an invite to Munich, the BMW M Festival and to the 24hour race on […]Read more "Dream Drives: Navigating the Alpenstrasse in a BMW M140i"
For those riding the current wave of renewed interest in classic cars and everything “old school” in general, it can be easy to dismiss just how fantastic modern day creations can be. This retrospective adoration is not only reserved for those sitting the blazing sun sipping their single-origin sourced cuppa of magic. It’s happening to […]Read more "Refresher course: Driving the BMW 440i Gran Coupe (LCI)"
Turns out, this really is the year of the 7 for us. Having had the wonderful opportunity to go behind the comfortable leather clad wheels of no less than five iterations of BMW’s flagship luxo-barge. While the 750Li we last drove impressed us much with plenty of toys and powerrrrrr, the one i was more […]Read more "Ace of base: Driving the BMW G11 730i MSport"
Those who know me know what i am somewhat particular about the visual upkeep of my cars, so much so that i’d much rather leave my car dirty than have it sent to a car wash or to have someone else clean it. Coupled to that, a rather not so pleasant experience (chemically disfiguring my […]Read more "EA Detailer: It’s in the details"
Traditionalist, it’s time to look the other way as what we have this time might not appease you very much, we are of course talking about the BMW 2-Series Gran Tourer. Mismatched nomenclatures aside, the 2GT represents BMW’s first foray into the World of the MPV, and is in most likelihood, BMW’s most practical offering […]Read more "Fun(c)tional Practicalities: Driving the BMW F46 216d Gran Tourer"